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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Sunday, August 24, 2003

At a glance

Illustrations by Greg Taylor • The Honolulu Advertiser
What a difference a quarter makes

Low fares coupled with the waning effects of Sept. 11, war and SARS are making for a strong domestic tourism recovery, especially for the Neighbor Islands.
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Renewed hope from Japan

Signs from across the Pacific are more positive than they have been for months, but when will significant numbers of Japanese return?
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Visitor construction gaining ground

Building of hotel and time-share units is on the rise again, and pressure for hotel upgrades is also contributing to the activity.
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Wakiki pushes for renewal

Hurt by the decline in Japanese tourism, the state's most popular destination looks to reinvent itself.
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Mainland flights driving the rebound

It's been a happy end-of-summer for the airlines, but Hawai'i is looking to sustain the numbers in fall and 2004.
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Hawai'i battling for business meetings

Asia and marketing to executives may offer Hawai'i its best opportunities to book conventions and meetings against stiff competition.
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China's tourism presents an opening

With the Japanese slump far from over, Hawai'i eyes are turning to the potential of the Chinese market.
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